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Author Rey, Virginie, 1978- author

Title Mediating museums : exhibiting material culture in Tunisia (1881-2016) / by Virginie Rey
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2019]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 244 pages)
Series Studies in the history and society of the Maghrib ; volume 11
Studies in the history and society of the Maghrib ; v. 11
Contents Mapping Tunisian material culture (1881-1956) -- Artisanship revival in the Maghreb -- The Tunisian arts -- Ethnographic objects (1957-1980) -- Le centre des arts et traditions populaires -- Les musees d'arts et traditions populaires -- Carving a modern Tunisian identity in traditions -- Le patrimoine vivant -- Patrimonialisation (1985-2011) -- Turning traditional culture into heritage -- The heteronomous pole of cultural production -- Museums and communities -- Revolutionary museums (2011-2015) -- The field of museum production -- The journey of an ethnographic museum from the colonial to the post-revolutionary -- Conclusion
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on July 11, 2019)
Subject Ethnological museums and collections -- Tunisia -- History
Group identity -- Tunisia
Material culture -- Tunisia -- Exhibitions
Ethnological museums and collections.
Group identity.
Material culture -- Exhibitions.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Discrimination & Race Relations
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Minority Studies
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2019019832
ISBN 9004394974